Last year, hundreds of people were affected by an outbreak of spinal meningitis resulting from tainted steroid injections coming from New England Compounding Center, a compounding agency in Massachusetts. In the wake of this preventable tragedy, Congress has begun looking into further regulating compounding pharmacies. Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow the U.S Food and Drug Administration to have some oversight with compounding pharmacies. To hear attorney Jim Higgins talk about the new bill and provide an update on the status of current meningitis cases, click the video below.
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